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's efforts to protect its spectacular natural environment. air pollution regulations require special summer and winter gasoline blends in the state. refineries are making that seasonal switch now. but that reduces supply which was already tight after a fire in august shut down part of a chevron refinery at richmond near san francisco. then last week a power failure temporarily knocked out an exxon refinery at torrance in southern california. >> the richmond refinery and torrance refinery account for about 25% of the production in california because they are two of the biggest refiners we have. it is easy to see why the wholesalers panic. >> as wholesalers raise prices, drivers started to panic as gas seemed to get more expensive by the hour. >> i just don't see it going down any time soon. >> reporter: state energy officials are trying to reassure drivers that price spikes like this don't last. >> this is a very dramatic one. but we do know that what goes up does come down and often quite quickly. >> reporter: in fact, wholesale prices have started coming down. dropping 55 cents on the spot
environment. do you think you are ready for that? >> i know i'm ready for that because i've been trained the last five years. >> reporter: baumgartner, a 43-year-old austrian and elite sky diver will rise before daybreak and be lifted by a helium balloon. the assent will take three hours. temperatures will fall as low as minus 70 degrees. once he jumps, baumgartner wearing a pressurized suit will be in free fall for five minutes. his top speed could hit 700 miles per hour. he'll become the first human in free fall to break the speed of sound. >> nobody can tell me what happens to the human body in free fall when you fly super sonic speed. >> reporter: joe kittinger has held the skydiving record since 1960 when the air force captain jumped from 19 miles up. kittinger now 84 is helping to train baumgartner to break his record. >> we have better suits and better equipment but the danger is still there. hasn't changed a bit. >> reporter: nasa and the u.s. air force will monitor baumgartner's jump to learn about high altitude limits on the human body. are you understandably nervous about that
of biology, environment and psychology, and it's not a behavioral choice. >> let me play devil's advocate here, and you say nobody chooses to be overweight. >> or anorexic. >> many people say it's the lifestyle choices and the food choices that you make. you are very much in the public spotlight and what are your thoughts on this? >> i definitely think that you absolutely -- i agree with you, doctor, you cannot choose to be obese. you don't choose to be anorexic. it just seems to be people think you probably sit at home and eat tons of food or sit at home and don't eat anything at all and that's a choice, but it's beyond that. >> not just in the news media, and let's take chris christie as an example, a figure who has been publicly criticized about his figure and weight, and he is very overweight and he knows it and admits it and he addressed this issue time and again, and even discussing it with piers morgan. >> i struggle with my weight. i have been struggling a long time with it and i know it would be better for my kids if i got it more under control, so i feel a sense of guilt at time
, and environment and psychology. >> no one chooses to be overnight. >> absolutely. or anorexic. >> many people will say, yes, you do. it's the lifestyle choices that you make. and the food choices that you make. emme, you're much in the public spotlight. what's your thoughts on this? >> i think that -- i agree with you. you cannot choose to be obese. you don't choose to be anorexic. it just seems to be that, yes, people would think. you probably sit at home and you eat tons of food. or you sit at home and don't eat anything at all. that's a choice. it's beyond that. >> not just in the news media, emme. let's take chris christie as an example of a figure who has been very publicly criticized, frankly, about his figure, his weight. >> yes. >> the governor is very overweight. he knows it. he admits it. he's addressed this issue time and again. even discussing it with cnn's piers morgan. >> the thing i'm -- my weight. i know it would be better for my kids if i got it more under control. and so, i do feel a sense of guilt, at times, about that. >> okay. isn't he saying the same thing that this guy
political environment for the president this season. what's happening now if you look across the country, democrats uh knew it would be a close race. as we get to the end here, even though the president does have an advantage in swing states, democrats are getting that it's time to close the deal. money has been picking up for democrats. >> what about enthusiasm? the democrats have a gap in terms of the enthusiasm of young people according to the polling. >> i think money has had an impact, especially in ohio. the romney campaign hadn't been advertising in youngstown for the first couple of weeks of last month. that hurt hem in the polls. the romney campaign has to step up to make sure they have the resources. the enthusiasm gap really helps them. this will be a tight election. both sides will be excited. >> bill, you worked in the white house. you have done debate prep before. what happened? who didn't show up? where was barack obama last wednesday? >> i don't think anybody, including the media was ready for mitt romney. somebody willing to walk away from their bigs policy positions, ta
-elected, the world will not end. it will look less aattractive from an investment environment. >> how many dow points will fall if obama is re-elected in your opinion? >> i would say 10% at least. >> just because obama wins? >> absolutely. >> and his policies? >> i'm just baiting you and see how you come out this. >> the policies are for real. the fact that he wins the stock market. >> a no growth economy is not going to support a price earnings ratio. >> obama believed in capitalism and believes in a different type of capitalism than other people. the other point is that -- the same argument was made in '08 and the stock market went up 100%. >> after getting crunched on the way down. thank you very much. we tried. coming up, unchecked, unlimited union power. oh, my goodness. in 30 days michigan is going to vote on a union-backed ballot member to make unionizing a constitutionally protected right. the michigan governor joins me next. he has something to say about that. later on, mitt romney blasts obama's foreign policy calling for the u.s. to play a tougher role, especially in the middle ea east, an
control is talking to you. you know you're in a hostile environment. and you cannot think about anything else. you have to be focused, otherwise you're going to die. >> reporter: i asked kitinger whose record from jumping from 102,000 feet has stood for 52 years, if he has a tinge of jealousy. >> he's advancing science and he'll do a great job. >> reporter: and that's key here. the records mean a lot. but what this team wants to get out of this is the scientific and aerospace advancements. they want to see if that suit that felix is going to wear is going to be the next generation spacesuit, to see if people can survive outside a space vehicle inside event of a malfunction. >> what a soir, brian, thank you. >>> you're in "the situation room." happening now, mitt romney says president obama is leading from behind. but he isn't the first to use that description. we have the reporter who heard it first from a member of the obama administration. >>> we also have inside information about vice president joe biden's preparations for his crucial debate with paul ryan. and depending on how old yo
for an individual woman is being able to create the kind of environment where she is content. that she believes she's dedicating the time she needs if she has children to those children and to her career. but i do think there is -- there is an importance in having larger numbers at the top because, let's be honest. women leaders are often different. to have a mix of both male and female at the top of a corporation i think is a really important mix. >> mitt romney has said that he plans to propose eliminating funding for pbs. >> i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. i'm going to stop other things. i like pbs. i like big bird. >> the national endowment of the arts, should he be elected president of the united states. of course pbs is where sesame street airs for people who watch it domestically. what do you think of the proposal? >> sesame street is a nonprofit organization and also a nonpartisan organization. i don't want to be critical of any camp. the perception that gives is a little bit misleading. because while we we have been on pbs for some 43 years, and we're partners and support i have of i
and the environment. we're america's natural gas. >>> two nfl elite quarterbacks faced off. tom brady led the patriots on more than four scoring drives of more than 80 yards and many called without a huddle. they led by 31-7 in the third quarter. peyton manning through tore two touchdowns but a failed attempt sealed the fate. patriots win 31-21. the former team, the indianapolis colts were wearing chuck strong t-shirts for their heads coach. les than a minuting to, andrew luck connects with wayne and wayne reaching into the end zone and the colts win 30-27. >>> baltimore is back in baseball's playoffs for the first time since 1997 and the yankees spoiled the return last night. the home run ignited a fourth inning and yankees 7, orioles 2, and game two in baltimore. the washington nationals won their first playoff game ever. the two-out single in the eighth scored two runs and they held to to beat st. louis 3-2. gonzalez was wild and gave up seven walks. the nats reliever stymied the cards in the other game last night, the reds beat the giants. >>> the next hour of "cnn newsroom" starts right now. >>>
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emergency action saying we can add the winter blend. it's worse for the environment, so you normally don't sell it until october 31st. they're going to try to start early. you've got people spending 100 bucks to fill up their suvs. >> wow. all right. very good. thank you so much. we'll continue tomorrow. we appreciate it. we'll be right back on "morning joe." i love this time of year. it's like its own new beginning. it's all about change. the kids are going back to school, it's the perfect time to get back to you. to do something for yourself. a perfect time to join weight watchers. you spend your life taking care of others, why not take this time to take care of you? why not join weight watchers and start losing weight and feeling good, right now? you deserve it. you just gotta believe. [ female announcer ] join now for free. hurry offer ends october 20th. [ jennifer ] weight watchers. because it works. hurry offer ends october 20th. capella university understands back from rough economic times. employees are being forced to do more with less. and the need for capable leaders is greate
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